The Kwantung Leased Territory (Japanese: 關東州, Kantō-shū) was a leased territory of the Empire of Japan in the Liaodong Peninsula from 1905 to 1945. Japan first acquired Kwantung from the Qing Empire in perpetuity in 1895 in the Treaty of Shimonoseki after victory in the First Sino-Japanese War .
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Mar 31, 2020 · The Kwantung Leased Territory (Japanese: 關東州 , Kantō-shū) was a leased territory of the Empire of Japan in the Liaodong Peninsula in 1895 and from 1905 to 1945. WikiMili Kwantung Leased Territory
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The Kwantung Leased Territory was a Russian-leased territory (1898–1905), then a Japanese-leased territory (1905–1945) in the southern part of the Liaodong Peninsula (Japanese: 遼東半島) in the Republic of China that existed from 1898 to 1945.
The Kwantung Leased Territory was a leased territory of the Empire of Japan in the Liaodong Peninsula in 1895 and from 1905 to 1945. Japan acquired Kwantung from the Qing Empire in 1895 in the Treaty of Shimonoseki after victory in the First Sino-Japanese War .
The Kwantung Army was the largest army group of the Imperial Japanese Army from 1919 to 1945. The Kwantung Army was formed in 1906 as a security force for the Kwantung Leased Territory and South Manchurian Railway Zone after the Russo-Japanese War, and was expanded into an army group during the Interwar period to support Japanese interests in China, Manchuria, and Mongolia. The Kwantung Army became the largest and most prestigious command in the Imperial Japanese Army, and many of its personnel
On 9 June 1898, the New Territories (comprising areas north of Kowloon along with 230 small islands) were leased from China for 99 years as a leased territory under the Convention for the Extension of Hong Kong Territory.
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